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European Nursery Catalogue Collection

This online collection features selected catalogues from European gardens, nurseries and seed companies as also from equipment suppliers. The catalogues represent an essential resource for researchers interested in history of horticulture and agriculture. The materials provide historical records of plant introduction, breeding and distribution, of plant raisers and prices from the beginning up to the 1970ies. The original catalogues are partly hold by German Horticultural Library, Berlin, partly lent from other institutes, companies or private persons to digitize and make them accessible to the public.

The following firms and institutions gave permission to use their materials:

Anja Maubach (Georg Arends)
Winfried Ernst (Adolf Ernst)
Foerster Stauden
Frikarti Stauden
Stauden Junge
J. Lambert & Co
Klaus Pfitzer (Wilhelm Pfitzer)
Späth'sche Baumschulen
Klaus Seibert (Kayser & Seibert)
Eckart Haenchen (Victor Teschendorff)
Staudengärtnerei Gräfin Zeppelin

Conservatoire et jardin botanique de la ville de Genève
Deutsche Gartenbaubibliothek
Fachhochschule Weihenstephan
Gartenbaumuseum Erfurt
Wageningen UR, Special Collections

All users are requested to contribute their catalogues, too.

The materials has been compiled and checked with great care. Nevertheless, errors and mistakes cannot be excluded. In case we overlooked something, notifications are very much appreciated.

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European Nursery Catalogue Collection
by Thomas Softley Ware 1824-1901; Hale Farm Nursery Tottenham
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Ware, Thomas S.: Spring Cataloge of Hardy Florists' Flowers. London 1885 (Cat. no. 79)
Topics: Nursery stock Catalogs, Perennials Catalogs, London
European Nursery Catalogue Collection
by Bees Ltd. Liverpool
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Bees Ltd.: (Catalogue) 1946
Topics: Nursery stock Catalogs, Plants, Ornamental Catalogs, Perennials Catalogs
European Nursery Catalogue Collection
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Blossfeld, Robert: Trade Catalog for Seeds of Cacti and Other Succulents, 1937
Topics: Nursery stock Catalogs, Cacti Catalogs
European Nursery Catalogue Collection
by Jones, Henry James Ryecroft Nurseries Lewisham
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H.J. Jones: Gold Medal Collections : Chrysanthemums, Michael Mas Daisies,  Hardy Phlox, Delphiniums, Hydrangeas, Hardy Plants &c. 1927
Topic: Nursery Stock Catalogs
European Nursery Catalogue Collection
by Thomas Softley Ware 1824-1901; Hale Farm Nursery Tottenham
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Ware, Thomas S.: Autumn Catalogue of Carnations, Picotees, Paeonies, Pansies, Phlox, Pinks, Pyrethrums, Primroses, etc.1894
Topics: Nursery stock Catalogs, Plants, Ornamental Catalogs, Perennials Catalogs
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by Thomas Softley Ware 1824-1901; Hale Farm Nursery Tottenham
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Ware, Thomas S. Hardy Perennials 1893 (Cat. No. 143)
Topics: Nursery Stock Catalogs, perennials Catalogs
European Nursery Catalogue Collection
by Loddiges, Conrad 1738–1826
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Loddiges, Conrad & sons: Catalogue of Plants 1818
Topics: Nursery stock Catalogs, Trees Catalogs, Perennials Catalogs
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by Loddiges, Conrad 1738-1826
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Loddiges, Conrad: Catalogue of plants  14th ed. 1826
Topics: Nursery stock Catalogs, Trees Catalogs, Roses Catalogs, Perennials Catalogs
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by Thomas Softley Ware 1824-1901; Hale Farm Nursery Tottenham
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Ware, Thomas S.: Catalogue of new Dahlias and Begonias, No. 157, 1894
Topics: Nursery stock Catalogs, Plants, Ornamental Catalogs, Perennials Catalogs, Dahlias Catalogs
European Nursery Catalogue Collection
by Loddiges, Conrad 1738-1826
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Loddiges, Conrad: Catalogue of plants, 1814
Topics: Nursery stock Catalogs, Trees Catalogs, Perennials Catalogs
European Nursery Catalogue Collection
by Teschendorff, Victor 1877-1960
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Teschendorff, Victor: Pricelist of Roses, 1921
Topics: Roses Catalogs, Nursery stock Catalogs, Plants, Ornamental Catalogs
European Nursery Catalogue Collection
by Fraser, John 1821–1900
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Fraser, John: General Descriptive Catalogue 1865
Topics: Nursery stock Catalogs, Trees Catalogs, Rhododendrons Catalogs, Geraniums Catalogs, Dahlias...
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by Ware, Thomas Softley 1824-1901; Hale Farm Nursery Tottenham
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Ware, Thomas S.: New Catalogue of Hardy Florists' Flowers, 1891 (Catalogue No. 125)
Topics: Nursery stock Catalogs: Flowers Catalogs, Perennials Catalogs, Seeds Catalogs
European Nursery Catalogue Collection
by Lemoine, Victor 1823-1911
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Lemoine, Victor & son: (Catalogue) 212.1938
Topics: Nursery stock Catalogs, Trees Catalogs, Perennials Catalogs
European Nursery Catalogue Collection
by Veitch, James
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Veitch, James: New Hardy Plants from Western China introduced through Mr E.H. Wilson, 1913
Topic: Nursery stock Catalogs
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by Ware, Thomas Softley 1824-1901; Hale Farm Nursery Tottenham
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Ware, Thomas S.: Catalogue of Tree and Herbaceous Paeonies, 1890 (Catalogue No. 120)
Topics: Nursery stock Catalogs, Peonies Catalogs
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by Ware, Thomas Softley 1824-1901; Hale Farm Nursery Tottenham
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Ware, Thomas S.: Autumn Catalogue of Carnations and Picotees, 1893 (Cat. Nr. 150)
Topics: Nursery stock Catalogs, Carnations Catalogs
European Nursery Catalogue Collection
by Pfitzer, Wilhelm
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Pfitzer, Wilhelm: Gladiolus Novelties 1933 (Catalogue No. 330)
Topics: Nursery stock Catalogs, Gladioluses Catalogs
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by Ware, Thomas Softley 1824-1901; Hale Farm Nursery Tottenham
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Ware, Thomas S.:  Dahlia and Begonia Catalogue 1893 (Cat. No. 147)
Topics: Dahlias Catalogs, Nursery stock Catalogs
European Nursery Catalogue Collection
by Ware, Thomas Softley 1824-1901; Hale Farm Nursery Tottenham
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Ware, Thomas S.: New Catalogue of Hardy Florists' Flowers, 1893 (Catalogue No. 144)
Topics: Nursery stock Catalogs, Flowers Catalogs, Perennials Catalogs
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by Ware, Thomas Softley 1824-1901; Hale Farm Nursery Tottenham
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Ware, Thomas S. Catalogue of Hardy Florists' Flowers 1895 (Cat. No. 164)
Topics: Nursery stock Catalogs, Perennials Catalogs
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by Ware, Thomas Softley 1824-1901; Hale Farm Nursery Tottenham
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Ware, Thomas S.: Catalogue of Paeonies, 1892 (Catalogue No. 135)
Topics: Nursery stock Catalogs, Paeonies Catalogs
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by Ware, Thomas Softley 1824-1901; Hale Farm Nursery Tottenham
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Ware, Thomas S.: Catalogue of Hardy Florists' Flowers 1896 (Cat. No. 173)
Topics: Nursery stock Catalogs, Perennials Catalogs, Shrubs Catalogs, Roses Catalogs, Fruits Catalogs
European Nursery Catalogue Collection
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Laxton Bros: Fruit Trees and Small Fruits 1925
Topics: Nursery stock Catalogs, Fruits Catalogs
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by Ware, Thomas Softley 1824-1901; Hale Farm Nursery Tottenham
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Ware, Thomas S.: Autumn Bulb Guide, 1893 (Cat. No. 149)
Topics: Nursery stock Catalogs, Bulbs Catalogs
European Nursery Catalogue Collection
by Ware, Thomas Softley 1824-1901; Hale Farm Nursery Tottenham
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Ware, Thomas S.: New Catalogue of Hardy Florists' Flowers 1894 (Cat. Nr. 156)
Topics: Nursery stock Catalogs, Perennials Catalogs
European Nursery Catalogue Collection
by Ware, Thomas Softley 1824-1901; Hale Farm Nursery Tottenham
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Ware, Thomas S.: ABC Bulb Guide, 1884 (Catalogue No. 75)
Topics: Nursery stock Catalogs, Bulbs Catalogs, Irises (plants) Catalpgs
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by Ware, Thomas Softley 1824-1901; Hale Farm Nursery Tottenham
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Ware, Thomas S.: Autumn Bulb Guide, 1892 (Catalogue No. 137)
Topics: Nursery stock Catalogs, Bulbs Catalogs, Irises (plants) Catalogs
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by Ware, Thomas Softley 1824-1901; Hale Farm Nursery Tottenham
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Ware, Thomas S.: Catalogue of Paeonies 1893 (Cat. No. 145)
Topics: Nursery stock Catalogs, Paeonies Catalogs
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by Ware, Thomas Softley 1824-1901; Hale Farm Nursery Tottenham
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Ware, Thomas S.: Autumn Bulb Guide 1894 (Cat. No. 158)
Topics: Nursery stock Catalogs, Bulbs Catalogs, Irises (plants) Catalogs